Patch 8 includes the contents of earlier patch releases for The Raiser's Edge, including new functionality to make the Gender table editable. For more information, see What is in Patch 7 for The Raiser's Edge 7.96.

Patch 8 also adds a new type of record, Consent records, to The Raiser's Edge. For further information regarding Consent records and their use, please visit How to track consent in Raiser's Edge and our Consent documentation for The Raiser's Edge. 

Patch 8 also contains the following bug fixes: Among the many fixes that are included in the Patch 8 release of 7.96, the following issues have been identified in the initial release: To ensure you're signed up to receive release announcements when a new release is available, follow the steps in I need to update my Blackbaud Subscription preferences?